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With over 2000 terms defined and explained, Semiconductor Glossary is the most complete reference in the field of semiconductors on the market today.


Including some 500 new terms defined and remaining terms updated and modified, a 2nd edition book version of this glossary is now available.

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TCO  Transparent Conductive Oxide; used in photonic devices as a contact material which allows light in and out; ITO is a prime example.
ITO  indium tin oxide; transparent, conductive material.
zinc oxide, ZnO  wide bandgap AII-BVI semiconductor; Eg=3.4 eV, direct; possible blue and violet emission and UV detection; due to the Wurtzite lattice structure and similar lattice constant to GaN can be used as a substrate for GaN (lattice matched to InGaN with 22% In content); a rare case of a solid displaying semiconductor and piezoelectric properties.
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Jerzy Ruzyllo is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State University.

This book gives a complete account of semiconductor engineering covering semiconductor properties, semiconductor materials, semiconductor devices and their uses, process technology, fabrication processes, and semiconductor materials and process characterization.

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